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and yell and scream we ran out. >> i had very little sleep. >> reporter: he came back to california from long island, new york, where he has been helping homeowners recover from superstorm sandy. >> started looking at the weather and hearing reports of something big coming in. i got on the plane and came in the evening before the storm, the first one and ever since then it has been nonstop. >> he tells us that he will return to storm-ravaged long island on thursday, but says he will return to northern california when the next big storm hits. we are live in lark sture where it is -- larkspur where it is raining pretty heavy. abc news. >> thanks very much. >>> crews in the santa cruz mountains hope to have one lane open on vine hill road tomorrow. a section of the road collapsed after the recent storms. one reason it is critical to get this thing fixed is vine hill road is an escape route for the city of santa cruz in the case of an emergency evacuation. it would be needed desperately if that should happen. fixing the entire road, however, will take a month. and we are tracking this storm
. the california highway patrol says there have been eight fatal collisions. five are involving drivers high on marijuana. you may recall we told you about an office of traffic safety survey that was released last month. it shows twice as many people were caught driving under the influence of drugs rather than alcohol in nine california cities on friday and saturday night last summer. >>> well, t minus 24 days and counting until the fiscal cliff deadline. no progress was made in washington. the main sticking point are about tax cuts that are set to expire and the president's demand that the wealthy pay more in taxes. the uncertainty of what is going to happen is starting to have an impact on donations to charity. abc7 news reporter ama dates dates is live in the newsroom. >> it is possible the tax deduction for charitable giving could be capped next year. so the question is do you hold on to your money during the financial uncertainty or donate more while you know you will get a deduction. for one charity in san francisco it seems people are doing a little of both. the food pantry at the st.
-mom, the friend. >>reporter: family fries in southern california where rivera lived still trying to comprehend the superstar sudden death. singer jet crashed in northern mexico following a concert killing 7 people including rivera. >> we are like in denial. many keep news prayer. there are no words. >>reporter: soulful singer seemed to have a special bond with latino followers. battled poverty, divorce other hardship to achieve success. >> she has been through so many up and down and she got through it. yes. so i do admire her. as a woman. >>reporter: social network site twitter and facebook are exploding with condolences. rivera death has many others searching the internet to find out more about the talented artist killed at the height of her career. >> huge loss of a human being. more than just music. >>reporter: many fans knew of her personal challenge because of her reality tv show i love jenni where she interactd with her family and toured the united states and mexico. in san jose, abc 7 news. >> many coming up next. woman who survived 6 frigid days in the sierra. tonight you
's tragedy. in california we have the strongest gun laws in the country as ranked by the brady campaign. >> california has the lowest mortality rate in the nation from firearms. >> they are considering reintroducing a bill. most recent polls show americans in general are in favor of more restrictions, gun store owner says the current laws are just fine. >> isolated incidents, it's tragic but we can't knee-jerk and think that is going to solve the problem because it's not. if people want to do something bad they will figure out a way to do it. >> some others feel something needs to change. >> watching the gun violence in our society, i can't stand by and watch that. >> marshall grew up with guns. he attended at a vigil to remember the lives lost in connecticut. >> you need to look in the mirror and take a look at ourselves, realizing change a few things how we deal with guns and way we issue them and how we encourage violence in society. >> we haven't heard from gun advocacy groups but the organization's facebook page has been unavailable for most of the day. >> tomorrow's red carpet pre
california elementary school since the newtown shooting is facing questions about his service history tonight. craig earned praise for doing guard duty at elementary school in houston just south of modest t to. but mat arena corps revie reviewed statements he made to the local newspaper. corps says he was not a reservist and never deployed to afghanistan. he was discharged in 2008 as private after serving less than one year. >>> in vallejo tonight police are looking for the hit-and-run driver who killed a man and his dog. it happened this morning at the intersection of sutter street and louisiana street show it to you on the map. 64-year-old man was returning from a walk with his dog when they were struck. victim is a resident of vallejo. driver and vehicle still nowhere to be found tonight. >>> in oakland police are searching for 2 people whose gun battle caught a grandmother in the cross fire. 47-year-old ramona foreman walk with her sister last night in front of a store on international boulevard at 92 avenue two men began shooting at one another from across the street. one of the
is next. for over 60,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with a total home dvr included free for life. only $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. cal has a new football coach and we can expect the bears to come out throwing. the bulldogs lead the nation in scoring. they averaged more than 51 points per game. they have been there for three years
together. he's paying for rehab and bringing their son to southern california regularly to visit nadia it's a much different story for steve chic chick. there's a warrant for his arrest after he missed court appearance. police say he tried to steal a sweatshirt from macy while high on meth in august. i texted him before the hearing today asking if he would attend. he answered not feeling like going to jail and they would take me if i showed. i can't get past this connection her and i had was so strong. last night i slept on the streets again. i lost everything because of her and the life she forced me into. i tried to call him several take place see if he's okay but got his voice mail. these are streams of his tech on our welcome back site. nadia is still facing truck and child endangerment charges in southern california but her lawyer says the case may dropped if she does well if rehab. for the i team, abc 7 news. >>> well of l we honor the resip yaept of 2012 profile of excellence awards tonight. 24 years property file of excellent series celebrated the bay area diversity. e
the presidio, california street and gary boulevard. much lighter toward the santa cruz mountains. it is almost just over six inches of rain up in the far northern end of sonoma county. rainfall has varied. winds are gusty in a couple of spots up to 50 miles an hour, but not as strong as earlier today. we have scattered thunderstorms in the forecast. heavy rain coming. i'll have the timing of all of this for your holiday weekend in a few minutes. dan? >> thanks very much. the wet weather has been causing problems all over the bay area. alan wang is live in santa rosa with the story there. alan? >> dan, we had a break for awhile, and now we are starting to see the rain pick up a little out here. this is just one of the many flooded areas in sonoma county tonight. there are several washed out roads west of santa rosa. and the public works crews are expecting it to get a lot worse this weekend. joel stopped at the water's edge west of santa rosa and decided to roll the dice. >> came through a couple hours ago and it was pretty light. i thought i could make it through this time. >> unlike these tru
show repeat offenders account for 27% of dui arrests and convictions in california. that was in 2009. >>> a driver will face at least two felony charges after he lead oakland police on a deadly chase. it started when officers tried to pull him over for speeding late thursday. one minute later he smashed into another car. the crash killed a woman and two more people were injured. the driver is now in custody and a second person who was in the car has not yet been found. a lot more to bring you this friday. it is down to the wire big time. the fiscal cliff is really in sight now. >> it is deja vu all over again. >> the president chastising congress to do their jobs, but will they? details on what happened next. and violence against women. the vigil tonight in san francisco for a woman who lived and died brutally half a world away. and live doppler 7hd is tracking the rain and moving into the bay area. meteorologist sandhya patel is up next to show you when the rain will hit your neighborhood and a look ahead to new year's. that's all coming up. and then late other "nightline." >> i'm t
against illegal immigration. niece san francisco to speak at the california alarm association at the park 55 hotel. >> i'm a little disappointed because from new hampshire to california every time i travel to give a speech i have demonstrators. i don't see any here. >>reporter: yet despite the lack of demonstrations sentiment against sheriff arpaio position is strong in san francisco. and that includes the opinion of students here at this middle school in noe vaechlt they mailed him letters written in spanish can accusing him of racism and break up family. he wanted to meet the students face-to-face and scheduled something for friday but the school ultimately cancelled. the sheriff is disappointed. >> icap explain every one of those allegations and let them know it's not true and try to educate them that we should enforce the laws. >>reporter: ask children aren't the only ones he won't be meeting during the stay no. plans to meet with district attorney george cast again either to raise money for arpaio opponent in last month election. >> certainly we would love to send him a message
is in the hospital. why it can't be called just morning sicknesses either. >> northern california magician set on fire on television. ways it a prank or something else? >> as you have heard here rain on the way again. 7 news has leif look at doppler look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. >> prince william and wife kate e expecting. news they didn't want to share with th world yet but the trip today to the hospital forced their hand. kateis suffering from rare condition that causes extreme nausea far beyond mornin sicknesses. al help has more. >>re
,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent. but anyone can help a foster child. the warriors will try to keep their perfect road trip going. it won't be easy facing the miami heat. jason kidd won the battle of new york for the knicks. the knickses and nets in oakland. they jumped out to an early 26-9 lead. joe johnson with three of his points. but they will claw his way back between kidd and caramel low anthony. mellow had an enormous night. 45 points. when kidd was a kidd he couldn't shoot. fine like wine and buries the three with 30 seconds left. he stuck the leg out to draw the foul. that was the game winner. they own the big apple tonight 100-97. the lakers and cavs and let's have espn's neil everett call this one. >>- q. i as l
the cold air is heading into southern california. rain and snow there. but we are getting this cold air filtering in behind it. a couple more systems coming, and they are all cold. highest tides of the year, and they are known as king tides. tomorrow will be a little higher, 7.2 feet at 10. a 34 in the morning. friday 7 feet at 11:24. be careful out there. here is the rain that is coming friday morning at 5:00 a.m. you can start to see us approaching the north bay. it is getting in here at 7:00 a.m. this is the latest computer model and now wants to bring it in across the bay area. rain likely for your friday and then going into the late-night hours is when it will finally wind down. tomorrow afternoon it is going to be cool. the temperatures in the low to mid50s. you will still need to stay in layers. bundle up. temperatures in the monterey bay in the mid50s. frosty cold in the morning. we are looking at a cool afternoon. rain on friday and dry right now on saturday chance of rain on sunday. monday we are looking at wet weather and a few showers on tuesday. the strongest of the storms
was edgey and cocky in the message. >> in response to the shooting california department of education asked schools to review their security plans. 90 million dollars year helps public school make security improve. they hold lock down drill once a month. teacher close curtain turn out lights. drop to the floor and tell everyone to the remain silent. district also made changes to door lock and window even so it plans to have different measures. >> gun control support, according to new post poll 54 percent support stricter gun control in general. 71 percent oppose the out right ban of hand guns but 52 percent favor banning semi-automatic and ammunition clip that hold more than 10 bullet. >> colorado tragedy and gun control debate ignited led to increase in gun sales across the country and bray area. we have that story. >>reporter: it was busy weekend at marin county arms in novato where gun sales increase since the connecticut school shooting. he won't say how many guns are sold but other dealers report record sales. nationwide handgun and shotgun are selling quickly. >> once the power
™. >>> it is happening in northern california where a massive sigh pile up happened along a busy interstate. good evening. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. a 60-vehicle crash has shutdown interstate 5. it is just south of the oregon border. it all started with a semislammed into the concrete median about 6:20 tonight. >> vehicles had a hard time stoping likely because of black ice in that area. this crash stretches along two miles. the whole section of i-5 has been closed. >> cal fire reports 16 people injured including seven taken to the hospital. the area is under a winter weather advisory tonight. >> well, right here in the bay area, temperatures are dropping for what could be dropping for what could be one of the coldest nights of the season. >> spencer christian is here and he is tracking the current condition. >> first of all you can see we have clear skies. these cloud free skies will allow for temperatures to plummet and indeed they will do so. we do have a freeze warning in affect from 3:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. for the north bay hills and valleys. the low temperatures will drop between 25 an
tings like thi this. grant escorting kids from the california anchor home to showing how to train your dragon in san jose tonight. a pretty good time. this is sports report brought to you by river rock casino. >> pretty spectacular. >> pretty spectacular. >> cyou know how much grandmash wanted to be here for your fist christmas? you see grandma lives waaaay down here, and you live way up here. brian, your cousin, he's a little bit older than you, he lives here, in chicago. and your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! but add some sauce, pepperoni and cheese and fold up the crescent dough...and presto! tuesday night just became crescent pizza pocket-tastic pillsbury crescents. let the making begin here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury
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